Fast Forword By: Annie Wilkenson

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  • Scientific Learning (2002)
  • Fast Forword By: Annie Wilkenson

    1. 1. Fast Forword By: Annie Wilkenson *Most Information contained within this PowerPoint Presentation was found within: Scientific Learning (2002)*
    2. 2. What is Fast Forword? <ul><li>Computer Program </li></ul><ul><li>Works to Rapidly Builds Language Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Receptive Language Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Expressive Language Skills </li></ul>
    3. 3. How was Fast Forword Developed? <ul><li>Scientists conducted studies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comparing brain structures of: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children with Normal Reading </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children with Reading Difficulty </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientists Noted Differences and Concluded: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain Brain structures are essential for learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This Program was Designed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise certain brain structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Which would allow children to learn more efficiently. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Why Does Fast Forward Work? <ul><li>Works to repair the root of the problem…not the symptoms. </li></ul><ul><li>Works to retrain the brain’s ability to respond to stimulus. </li></ul><ul><li>Increases brain’s processing speed by conditioning change through: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>2. Intensity </li></ul><ul><li>3. Adaptivity </li></ul><ul><li>4. Motivation </li></ul>
    5. 5. Who will benefit from the Fast Forword Program? <ul><li>Children with: </li></ul><ul><li>Language Delays </li></ul><ul><li>Language Based Learning Disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty Following Directions </li></ul><ul><li>ADD </li></ul><ul><li>CAPD </li></ul><ul><li>PDD </li></ul><ul><li>Even children who just want to excel. </li></ul>
    6. 6. What skills does Fast Forword Develop? <ul><li>Phonological Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Working Memory </li></ul><ul><li>Listening Comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Attention </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Syntax </li></ul><ul><li>Decoding Information </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Overall Communication </li></ul>
    7. 7. Other Rewards to Fast Forword <ul><li>Children will: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Develop Higher Self-esteem. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Have Fewer Behavioral Problems. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Become more engaged in Classroom environment. </li></ul>
    8. 8. How Does Fast Forword Work? <ul><li>Uses computer games & Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Slows down and Amplifies tradition stimuli to allow the brain to process the information. </li></ul><ul><li>Works on gradual levels to increase that stimuli until the child is processing at normal level. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Length of Fast Forword Program <ul><li>90 minutes a day </li></ul><ul><li>5 days a week </li></ul><ul><li>4 - 8 weeks </li></ul>Scientific Learning (2002)
    10. 10. Results of Fast Forword Program % From Standardized Tests % From Stand. Tests Scientific Learning (2002)
    11. 11. Technical Support For Fast Forword <ul><li>Fast Forword runs on Windows & Macintosh. </li></ul>Scientific Learning (2002)
    12. 12. Getting Your Fast Forword Program Started <ul><li>Fast Forword Fees: </li></ul><ul><li>Training of Fast Forword Provider =  $98. 00 </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing for number of Fast Forword Participants : </li></ul><ul><li>1 Participant = $1,500. 00 </li></ul><ul><li>2 - 4 Participants = $850. 00 /per user </li></ul><ul><li>5 - 9 Participants = $800. 00 /per user </li></ul><ul><li>10 -  Participants = $750. 00 /per user </li></ul><ul><li> Trained Provider is required to administer program. </li></ul>Scientific Learning (2002)

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